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  • Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives

    Three memoirs that prove libraries and books save lives
    Your English teacher and your local librarian are as important in a crisis as a fireman or an ambulance driver. That’s the message to be found inside three recent American memoirs, each written by authors whose lives were saved by literature. In...
  • FishBowl Worldwide Media President and CEO Bruce Gersh exits

    FishBowl Worldwide Media President and CEO Bruce Gersh exits
    The former ABC executive who helped "America's Funniest Home Videos" producer Vin Di Bona bring his vast repository of amateur videos to the Web has left the company they founded amid differences over the future direction of the company. Bruce Gersh,...
  • Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments

    Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments
    After he was elected mayor, Eric Garcetti put out a call to civic-minded Angelenos to serve on city boards and commissions. "We are looking for people with new ideas, practical experience, policy expertise and, most of all, a true commitment to public...
  • Library of hate: KKK, racist writings join university collection

    Library of hate: KKK, racist writings join university collection
    “U.S. GOVERNMENT INITIATES OPEN WARFARE AGAINST AMERICAN PEOPLE,” blared one headline. “DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDERACY UNDER ATTACK,” warned another. “DEATH TO ZOG!” urged a third — referring to Zionist Occupation...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti's goal: modernize city government

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti's goal: modernize city government
    They appear to be routine job interviews: One by one, the top managers of city agencies spend an hour with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as he ponders who should stay and who should go. But with Garcetti wrapping up three months of evaluations, far...
  • Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books

    Public libraries and 'big six' publishers fight over e-books
    Libraries buy lots of books. Library patrons like to read bestsellers at the library. They have e-book readers and ask: Why can’t I check out these virtual books at the library too? The libraries want to provide them, but say the “big six&...
  • 3-D printing: Public libraries' latest step into the digital world

    3-D printing: Public libraries' latest step into the digital world
    You never know when you’ll need a 3-D printer. They can cost anywhere from $400 to $25,000, which is a bit much if you’re trying to “print” (somehow, that seems like the wrong verb) a plastic cookie-cutter you’ve downloaded...
  • 'Moby-Dick' gets star treatment with 30-day celebration across L.A.

    'Moby-Dick' gets star treatment with 30-day celebration across L.A.
    Whatever happened to "Moby-Dick"? That's what L.A. libraries want to know. The Library Foundation of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Public Libraries and friends are getting together to present a month-long celebration of Herman Melville's "Moby-Dick."...
  • Tracy and Hepburn once made a romantic computer comedy

     Tracy and Hepburn once made a romantic computer comedy
    Even before the late Steve Jobs, who is the subject of the poorly received bio-pic “Jobs,” became an oracle of the personal computer revolution some 30 years ago, computers and their like were a mainstay in film and television. Though most...
  • New batch of Nixon tapes released at Yorba Linda presidential library

    New batch of Nixon tapes released at Yorba Linda presidential library
    The final installment of 94 White House tapes recorded during a turbulent period of Richard Nixon's administration were released Wednesday at the Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. The tapes cover a period from April 9 to July 12,...
  • Xbox One: Microsoft will require Internet connection for new console

     
    Microsoft's new Xbox One home video game console will require a periodic network connection in order to game, the company […]...